Find Out What's Playing at GPAC

To learn more about all of the upcoming performances at Garner Performing Arts Center, visit GPAC's What's Playing page.

Shadows of the 60's Bring Back the Motown Sound

Shadows of the 60's pay tribute to the tremendous legacy of The Four Tops, Temptations and Supremes. In this tribute production show coming to Garner Performing Arts Center on May 2 7:30 p.m., you'll see Shadows of the 60's perform the hits that span decades. Great care is taken to reproduce the music, note for note and in the original keys and arrangements. The show also features stunning choreography and costumes. It's three super groups on one stage with a grand finale featuring the music of Motown's Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Martha Reeves, Junior Walker and more. Tickets are $20 in advance and $24 at the door. For tickets or more information, visit

Friday Family Flick and Camping

The Town's Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department is showing "Monsters University" at Lake Benson Park on May 8 at 8 p.m. The movie is free. There is also an overnight camping option ($12/family for town residents, $15/family for non-residents). Please call (919) 661-6982 for more details or to register, or visit THIS LINK. There will be a second Friday Family Flick movie/camping night on June 12. The movie will be "SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water."

Memorial Day Observance at Veterans Memorial

Garner's annual Memorial Day observance will be held May 25 at 1:30 p.m. at the Garner Veterans Memorial at Lake Benson Park (921 Buffaloe Road).

Independence Day Celebration Set for July 3

Garner's annual Independence Day celebration at Lake Benson Park (921 Buffaloe Road) will be held on July 3 starting at 5 p.m. The North Carolina Symphony will give a free performance. The concert will be followed by one of the best fireworks shows in the Triangle.